October 31, 2002
GEITNER SIMMONS ON EUROPE:
When Gerhard Schroeder stands up for his country’s interests, he’s called a political pragmatist. When Jacques Chirac does the same for his country, he’s calmly regarded as just another French chauvinist. But when George W. does it, he’s derided as an out-of-control cowboy.
Read the whole post for the amusing context.